The Next Wave with Young Sohn

The global pandemic has exposed the world to new threats and vulnerabilities, but also many new opportunities. Are you ready for the next wave? Join Chairman of the Board, HARMAN and Senior Advisor, Samsung Electronics, Young Sohn, as he unpacks the brave new world of technology and business with some of the leading minds driving the next economy.

Meet Visionary

​Luminary leaders from the worlds of tech, ​finance, startups, nonprofits and beyond have joined Young Sohn on The Next Wave by HARMAN. View a sampling of these preeminent global leaders, many of which of close personal connections of Young's, below. ​​

Young ​​​​Sohn

Young Sohn is a Silicon Valley entrepreneur whose passion is building businesses and fostering emerging technologies that have the potential to transform the world for the better. Currently, Mr. Sohn serves as Chairman of the Board of HARMAN and Senior Advisor to Samsung Electronics. Recently, Mr. Sohn served as Corporate President and Chief Strategy Officer of Samsung Electronics, where he led strategy for ​​​global innovation, investment, new business creation, and led the company's $8 billion acquisition of HARMAN International.


On ​​a day-to-day basis he is an active investor and advisor for startups and businesses at a global scale. He was also a seed investor in some of the industry's most innovative companies, including Fungible, Graphcore, and Zoom.


Mr. Sohn co-found​​ed the Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC), the world's largest startup competition for entrepreneurs addressing global challenges, and hosts The Next Wave. ​

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